Welcome to children's author Peter J Murray's official web site!
Peter is the author of the popular 'Mokee Joe' series and the chilling 'Bonebreaker' trilogy of horror fiction titles.
Scabbajack, his seventh book, has recently won 'Stockton Children's Book of The Year' award...
Pete is a regular visiting author in schools across the globe. Click here to find out more about Peter's school visits and presentations.
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May 14GREAT START IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
Wow! What a start over in Newark, New Jersey! After a very smooth transition from our hotel in Manhattan to a cosy hotel in Newark, New Jersey, we settled down to watch the second half of the FA cup final – Manchester City v Wigan. It made us feel very much at home, especially as [...]
May 10NEW YORK ROCKS!
Yet another ‘cracking’ week in New York schools. So many fans…it’s extremely humbling! The enthusiasm shown by ALL the schools we visited is what drives us on to write more books and entertain our welcoming fans. ‘THANK YOU’ to you all…PS 5, DPE, PS 36, PS 83, PS4, PS 123, PS 72, PS 152 and [...]
Apr 30GREAT START IN NEW YORK
After a very relaxing start over a beautiful weekend in 7th Avenue ( trying hard to get rid of the jet-lag), we finally made a start on our New York school visits. PS175 was our very first school and a great choice by our ‘organiser most efficient’ Dr Judy Parker. PS175 are old fans of ours [...]
Apr 27BERKSHIRE TO NY CITY!
Kath and I are in New York! We can’t believe we’re here. We literally just left our lovely retreat in rural Berkshire after visiting Elstree School on Thursday, and now it’s Sat morning and we’re in a fab hotel on 5th Avenue, just two minutes from Central Park and Times Square. Elstree School proved a [...]
Apr 13ISLE OF MAN
Please forgive the lack of updating on this blog! Kath and I are currently working on the fab Isle of Man…but internet facilities are still behind where they should be. Hence I’m sitting in the Ferry Port Terminal on Saturday morning, surrounded by charging, out-of-control infants, typing into my laptop! The schools over the last week [...]